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Close Brothers: supporting SMEs for 140 years

This year, Close Brothers celebrates a noteworthy 140-year anniversary. Since being established in 1878, we have been, and still are, recognised as a FTSE 250 company. With a reliably strong credit rating and offices across the UK and Ireland, we have supported SMEs for many years. Today, we have over …

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KOMATSU AWARDS MCHALE PLANT SALES

McHale Plant Sales’ expertise in Komatsu aftersales in Ireland was acknowledged by the Japanese manufacturer at its recent annual Advanced Technical Contest, held at their UK headquarters in Newcastle and competed in by Komatsu distributors from all of their major European markets. Following the contest, the Irish distributor had reason …

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A new home for CQMS’19

Due to huge demand and the growth of the Construction, Quarry and Machinery Show (CQMS) has had to relocate to a new and larger venue. Punchestown event centre, near Naas, Co. Kildare, will host this premier equipment show on June 21stand 22nd2019. Following on from the successful CQMS 17 which …

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Construction machinery distributer hosts apprenticeship seminar

Construction machinery distributer hosts apprenticeship seminar

A day-long seminar for those considering an apprenticeship in the construction plant and machinery sector is being organised by Komatsu distributor, McHale Plant Sales at its offices on Greenogue Industrial Estate, Rathcoole on a date yet to be finalised in late-September/early October. Free to participants, the programme will comprise a mixture …

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What is the oldest DAF truck still in operation?

Irishman John Tarrent in front of his DAF 2100 which he purchased back in 1984 and which is still in operation.

DAF Truck is looking for the oldest truck still in transport operation. The search focuses on typical DAF vehicles from past decades that continue to run day-to-day. Operators and drivers are being invited to share their truck on DAF Trucks N.V.’s Facebook page. DAF Trucks celebrates its 90thanniversary this year. …

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